The Tornado

Nature's Ultimate Windstorm

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Author: T. P. Grazulis

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806135380

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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A guide to tornado formation and lifecycle also covers such topics as forecasting, wind speeds, tornado myths, tornado safety, risks, and records, along with accounts of the deadliest tornadoes in the United States.

Tornadoes

Revised Edition

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Author: Seymour Simon

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062470345

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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In this updated and revised edition of Tornadoes, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon gives readers an in-depth look at these captivating and powerful storms through fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn all about tornadoes, from how they are first created to the destruction they leave behind. This updated edition includes: author’s note stunning full-color photographs glossary index a list of websites and additional reading sources Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.

Otis and the Tornado

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Author: Loren Long

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698145704

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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**Read by country music superstar Trace Adkins!** **The New York Times bestseller and companion to Otis, the official 2013 Jumpstart Read for the Record selection!** Otis and all his farm friends are enjoying a summer's day, but the bull has no interest in playing and stays in his pen. Suddenly the day turns frightening and stormy: it's a tornado! Otis takes all of the animals to safety, but the bull is still locked in his pen! Quick as his tires will take him, Otis putt puff puttedy chuffs back to the farm to save the day.

Tornado!

The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms

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Author: Judith Bloom Fradin,Dennis B. Fradin

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426307802

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 63

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Presents information about tornadoes and the damage that they can cause, with facts, scientific explanations, photographs, first-person accounts, and historical reports of deadly tornadoes.

Inside Tornadoes

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Author: Mary Kay Carson

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9781402758799

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Examines the nature of tornadoes, how they are formed, what they look like, and how they are measured, and describes four devastating tornadoes from the past.

Tornadoes and Hurricanes!

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Author: Cy Armour

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1433336146

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Explores tornadoes and hurricanes, discussing their causes, what happens during them, where they frequently take place, and how to remain safe if they occur.

Tornadoes

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Author: Peter Murray

Publisher: Child's World

ISBN: 9781631437687

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Addresses readers as though they were personally experiencing a tornado.

What Stands in a Storm

A True Story of Love and Resilience in the Worst Superstorm in History

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Author: Kim Cross

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476763070

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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Immersive reporting and dramatic storytelling set you right in the middle of the horrific superstorm of April 2011, a weather event that killed 348 people.

Tornadoes

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Author: Mari C. Schuh,Gail Saunders-Smith

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1429634340

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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"Describes tornadoes, how they form, and the tools scientists use to predict them"--Provided by publisher.

Introduction to Tornado

Modern Web Applications with Python

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Author: Michael Dory,Allison Parrish,Brendan Berg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449333974

Category: Computers

Page: 138

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Walk through the basics of Tornado, the high-performance web server known for its speed, simplicity, and scalability on projects large and small. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn how to use Tornado’s acclaimed features by working with several example applications. You also get best practices for using Tornado in the real world. Are you interested in creating a scalable social application, real-time analytics engine, or RESTful API—all with the power and simplicity of Python? This book shows you why Tornado is fantastic choice for writing powerful applications that are simple to create, extend, and deploy. Learn how to use Tornado’s lightweight and flexible templating language Extend templates to repurpose headers, footers, layout grids, and other content Use persistent storage like MongoDB to store, serve, and edit dynamic content Explore Tornado’s ability to make asynchronous web requests Secure your application against cookie and request vulnerabilities Authenticate with external services, using Tornado’s auth module Adopt deployment strategies that help harden your application and increase request throughput

Tornadoes

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Author: David Orme,Helen Orme

Publisher: Salariya Publishers

ISBN: 9781905087358

Category: Tornadoes

Page: 32

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'Tornadoes' explains and illustrates how and why tornadoes form, the places on Earth most affected by them, and examines the destructive power of a tornado, giving advice on safety.

Tornadoes

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Author: Nathan Olson

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736861533

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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"A brief introduction to tornadoes, including what they are, how they form, and tornado safety"--Provided by publisher.

Tornado

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Author: Betsy Byars

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062265385

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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A tornado appears in the distance, and Pete, the farmhand, gathers everyone into the storm cellar. While they wait for the storm to pass,he tells the family about the dog dropped down by a tornado when Pete was a boy. Named Tornado, Pete′s pet was no ordinary dog -- he played card tricks, saved a turtle′s life, and had a rivalry with the family cat. By the time Pete tells all of Tornado′s lively stories, the storm has passed, and another family has been entertained by this very special dog.

Tornadoes

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Author: Cari Meister

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781577650812

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Discover the grandeur and awe of nature's weather. Readers will learn about storm patterns, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions in this in-depth series. - - Supports science and nature curriculum - - Brilliant photographs bring nature alive - - Full-color charts and graphs enhance the informative text

The Mercy of the Sky

The Story of a Tornado

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Author: Holly Bailey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 052542749X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 306

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Tornadoes

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Author: Jean Allen

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736805889

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 3694

Describes how and why tornadoes happen, the damage they can cause, and some of the most destructive tornadoes of the past.

Twisters

A Book about Tornadoes

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Author: Rick Thomas,Denise Shea

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781404809307

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 6265

Explains how tornadoes form, some of the effects they can have, and ways to stay safe.